Category Archives: Airlines

First Airbus A320neo for WOW Air

Low-fare carrier WOW air (Iceland) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo. The aircraft is on lease from Air Lease Corporation. WOW air is an all Airbus operator with currently twelve aircraft in its fleet. The aircraft has a single-class cabin layout with 180 seats and is powered by two CFM engines. Visit also: […]

Asiana receives Airbus A350

Asiana Airlines (South Korea) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, becoming the twelfth airline to operate the newest Airbus type. Asiana’s A350-900 is configured with a three-class layout with 311 seats: 28 in business class, 36 in ‘Economy Smartium’ and 247 in the main cabin. The airline has ordered 30 A350s and will […]

Airbus delivers first A321neo

Airbus has officially delivered the first A321neo. The first user of the re-engined A321 version is Virgin America, an all-Airbus operator. The first delivery aircraft is powered by two CFM International LEAP-1A engines for lower fuel consumption and less CO2 and NOx emissions. The engines also produce less noise: Airbus claims that the A321neo generates […]

Silk Way orders ten 737 MAX 8s

Silk Way (Azerbaijan) has ordered 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The order is not completely new, it was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on the Boeing Orders and Deliveries website. The Silk Way Group includes 23 companies, including passenger and cargo airlines. It currently operates seven Boeing airplanes: two 767-300 Freighters, three Boeing […]

Iran Aseman to order 737 MAX

Iran Aseman Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Boeing for the purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX airliners. The agreement also includes the purchase rights for 30 additional 737 MAX aircraft. When this agreement becomes a firm order, deliveries will begin in 2022. Iran Aseman Airlines currently flies an ageing fleet, including Boeing […]

IAG launches low-cost Level

International Airlines Group (IAG) has launched a new low-cost longhaul airline named ‘Level’. The new carrier will take off in June 2017, ticket sales have begun. The airline will begin operating from Barcelona (Spain) and connect this city with Los Angeles, San Francisco (Oakland), Buenos Aires and Punta Cana. The intention is to launch flights […]

Iran Air receives Airbus A330

Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new Airbus A330-200. The delivery is part of Iran Air’s major fleet renewal plan, and is the first widebody aircraft from the firm order for 100 Airbus aircraft in December 2016, comprising 46 single aisle and 54 widebody jets. Iran Air’s A330-200 features a two class cabin […]

Azul will launch E195-E2 ops

Azul Brazilian Airlines will become the launch operator of the Embraer E195-E2. The airline has 30 E2s on firm order plus 20 purchase rights. "Azul played a key role in the E195-E2 development, actively participating in the design specification of the aircraft," says John Slattery, President & CEO, Embraer Commercial Aviation. Currently, the Brazilian airline […]

Air Caraïbes receives A350

French Caribbean airline Air Caraïbes has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900. The aircraft is leased from AerCap. The new jetliner will begin commercial services on 2 March flying from Paris Orly to Pointe-à-Pitre and Fort-de-France on 2 March. This A350-900 can accommodate 389 passengers in a three-class configuration, (18 business, 45 Premium Economy […]

Another special Belgian A320

Brussels Airlines has painted another of its Airbus A320s, OO-SNF, in a special livery. Theme is ‘Amare’ created by Brussels Airlines and the music festival Tomorrowland. Young people from Swaziland and Sweden to Fiji come together at this festival. The aircraft made its first flight as Amare today from Brussels to Vienna. Amare is the […]